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Walker replies to capital creep outcry

...making progress."Department of Education and Early Development Commissioner Mike Hanley, a holdover from Parnell's administration, is a year-round Juneau resident. The governor's office has not yet released the names of the other commissioners...
State | AK legislature
DOT commissioner brings back two deputies"Hatter was deputy commissioner of aviation under Luiken from 2011 to 2014 during former Gov. Sean Parnell's administration. Luiken resigned from his commissioner post in 2012 to work for private consulting firm RLG International Consulting...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Protecting salmon in a changing climate

...Bill Walker to re-establish the Sub-Cabinet on Climate Change that languished under former Gov. Sean Parnell's administration to guide state-specific policies and decisions. We need to do more than fill the one "state agency" seat...
State to suspend same-sex marriage appeal

...said during his campaign that his administration would review the state's appeal, which former Gov. Sean Parnell's administration initiated right after the October ruling.Same-sex couples are still able to get married in Alaska. If that...
Governor clears desks at Alaska DOT

...just time to go again, and everything's fine."Kemp was one of three commissioners Walker held over from Parnell's administration. The others are the Department of Education and Early Development's Mike Hanley and the Department of Military...
State | Local | AK legislature
Chinook research funding a casualty of Walker budget cuts

...Furthermore, the cuts could put existing projects under the chinook initiative's scope and dwindle its resources. Parnell's administration rerouted $2.5 million of the first two planned $10 million chinook initiative payments to the Matanuska-Susitna...
State | AK legislature
Playing the health insurance blame game insurance premiums for thousands of Alaskans may increase next year.Parnell blames ObamaGov. Sean Parnell's administration, in a Thursday news release titled "Alaska health insurance rates to increase substantially due to Obamacare...
Letter: Being Native should not be the qualifier for appointment

...advisers that understands the Native community."Let's give credit where credit is deserved. Gov. Sean Parnell's administration has appointed Native commissioners, deputy commissioners and top advisers over the years. To name a few...
Letter: DOT public hearing circus shows need for new administration

...dead-end road, and in Skagway and Haines it was more like 10-1.Local opposition hasn't deterred Gov. Sean Parnell's administration, nor has the outrageous price tag. What has been even more frustrating, perhaps, for those of us attempting...
Years of allegations, months of investigation

...for years, and the victims did not trust their commanders to help. They also said they notified Gov. Sean Parnell's administration of instances of sexual assault in 2010. Maj. Gen. Tom Katkus said internal investigations into allegations...


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